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in connection with a man and woman who were found bound and gagged on a city street in december. the man had been shot and later died. >>> checking other bay area headlines now, tonight officials in san bruno will discuss the troubling topic of gun violence. the city council is considering a resolution that would support assistance at state and federal levels. tonight city council meeting begins at 7:00. >>> another milestone this afternoon for the upcoming america's cup yacht race. a ribbon-cutting ceremony planned at a new cruise ship terminal at the port of san francisco. that will be the headquarters for the 34th america's cup. >> you said you saw some boats on the water? >> i think the oracle boat was out there on a beautiful day on the bay and more to come. >> no kidding. i like it. >> only getting better. hard to believe. >>> winter is winding down but it seemed look it ended in december. we haven't had a whole lot of rain since then. nice start to the day, patchy fog at the coast, otherwise looking good so far. they are working on those new lig
the city council will vote on a ban on styrofoam at large restaurants. environmental groups back the proposal but as elissa harrington tells us owners are local eateries are unhappy about it. >> reporter: they are your to- go boxes, doggie bags and hot cups of coffee but styrofoam food packaging could soon be history in san jose. the city is considering banning polystyrene foodwear. a city council member says foam accounts for between 7 to 15% of litter in their creeks. >> it doesn't biodegrade. it's not recyclable. and as a result, it remains in our landfills if we're lucky and if we're not, it ends up in the bellies of a lot of wildlife. >> reporter: if passed, san jose would join more than 70 other cities in california that have already ditched styrofoam including san francisco, berkeley and palo alto. it would also be the largest city to do so. some restaurant workers in town worry how this might affect them. >> that's what we use every, single day. >> reporter: alejandro simone at a bar downtown is concerned about the price difference bet
emanuel has ordered a flood of cops into the city's most violent neighborhoods today. there have been seven shootings since last night, but it was the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl just a mile from president obama's chicago home that prompted this crackdown, and dean reynolds has more. >> hadiya pendleton was shot in the back on tuesday as she and some friends gathered at this park on the way home from high school. targeted, police said, by a gunman who likely thought they were rival gang members trespassing on his turf. damon stewart is hadiya's godfather and a chicago policeman. >> wrong place, wrong time-- one individual walks in, and somebody does a shooting. nothing you can do about it. >> reporter: but the plan announced today to shift 200 police officers from desk jobs to street duty is one initiative designed to saturate gang- infested neighborhoods with law enforcement. >> as we grieve for hadiya, we need to work together to protect our greatest resource-- the children of the city of chicago. >> reporter: but earlier this month, the mayor admitted it will take more tha
in egypt's ancient city of luxor. a hot air balloon carrying at least 20 tourists caught fire and plunged into a sugar cane field. at least 18 people died. egyptian security officials say an explosion in a gas canister forced the balloon 1,000 feet to the ground. a u.s. photographer snapped these photos before several groups of tourists took flight to see some of luxor's famous sights. authorities say no americans were riding in the balloon that went down. three people including the balloon's pilot survived. they reportedly jumped out of the balloon before it crashed. tina kraus, cbs news. >> hot air balloon crashes have happened in luxor before. 16 people were hurt four years ago when a balloon came down after hitting a communications tower. >>> a bay area couple missing in south america may have been spotted just 10 days ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom this morning. and cate, there is some word from peru on what they might be doing. >>> reporter: kpix 5 spoke with a hostel operator this month who believes they are s
in 2011. the video shows an aerial view of an airport and a city said to be a u.s. drone base in kandahar, afghanistan. iran says it used the drone to build its own unmanned aircraft. so far no official comment on the video from the u.s. >>> plenty of questions about u.s. drone policies are expected today as lawmakers question president obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing starts just hours after lawmakers are set to receive a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the pentagon is reducing the number of aircraft carriers in the persian gulf to one from two. the defense department made that announcement yesterday as deep automatic spending cuts loom for defense and domestic programs here. those cuts will kick in at the beginning of next month. and unless congress agrees to an alternate budget plan before then. defense secretary leon panetta says sev
? >> and all that matters. >> snow emergency in the city of boston will go into effect at noontime, stay off the streets of our city basically stay home. >> the good news if you like snow we're going to have some. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the worst hit is boston expecting five-foot snow drifts. my god! if that happens to new york we won't find our mayor until spring! >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off today. anthony mason is with us. as you're waking up in the west police in southern california may be closing in on a former officer who declared war on his own. christopher dorner is accused of shooting two police officers yesterday in river side california, killing one of them. he was already wanted for killing a young couple. the dragnet stretches for hundreds of miles across southern california, but this morning, the focus is on big bear outside los angeles. ben tracy is there, ben, good morning. >> reporter: norah and anthony good morning. with daylight on the west coast the search resumes for christopher dorner. they did have small search teams
city. 100,000 homes and businesses lost power and dean reynolds has more. >> reporter: kansas city was buried for the second time a week. a blizzard so bad the plows got stuck. wind gusts in places reached 70 miles an hour and damaged buildings. amarillo was digging out of a one-day record on monday when 19 inches of snow fell there. wichita set a new record for the month. while two inches an hour fell on peoria. flights were canceled and passengers stranded across the nation's mid-section. but alternatives to air were perilous. whiteouts and two-foot drifts stranded cars and trucks and closed parts of an interstate in texas. at roadco transportation services in cicero, illinois they tracked the storm's impact on their trucks and the 80,000 pounds of cargo they carry. >> let me go work on that. >> reporter: bob adelman runs the business. >> on a normal day we'll send out anywhere from ten to 15 loads. today we'll probably send out five. >> reporter: a load being a truck? >> yes. >> reporter: but with the storm roaring in from the west caution is called for. nobody's going west toda
into effect during the day wednesday and will last in some cases through friday. from the twin cities of minneapolis and st. paul through south dakota nebraska missouri, kansas and affecting highways 90 70 80 and 35 some heavy snow on the way. the storm is moving onshore in the pacific northwest, it's coastal rain and mountain snow potentially over a foot in the sierra nevada range. some hurricane force wind gusts in some of the high terrain as well. rain in los angeles later tonight and the storm moves through the rockyies late tonight and storms firing from austin to dallas there could be severe weather and snow and ice developing in parts of oklahoma and working up through kansas city. here is the forecast for the snowfall starting tomorrow and lasting through the day friday, that pink area is where we could have over a foot and a half of snow with a lot of wind so blowing and drifting an issue, bottom line it looks like a mess and on the east side of the storm there should be heavy flooding rain for the gulf coast. >>> for the 33rd day in a row the price o
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